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  • Calculating carbon emissions

    Refrigerant Gas & Fugitive Emissions Compliance Includes CO2 Calculations If you manage a facility using a refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) system or heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC-R) system, it’s time to comply with federal and state environmental laws regarding carbon emissions. To help reduce greenhouse gases, the law requires calculating carbon emissions. This ...


    By Verisae

  • ITWire, carbon emissions solution

    In what is claimed to be a first, a new reporting software product, aimed at simplifying carbon emissions reporting across Australia's business community, has been launched. Perth-based company, BMS Solutions, has developed a package called CINTELLATE to measure Australian organisations' carbon footprints using data collection, measurement and reporting functions. According to BMS Solutions, ...


  • Letter from Australia, carbon emissions management

    The Software Leaders At the forefront of enterprise EHS software. BY PETER KERMODE, 18 October 2008 Australian firms and businesses are facing a regulatory and compliance nightmare as the Federal Government races to introduce an emissions trading scheme to combat climate change, with few companies currently geared to properly measure, record and manage their emissions. The ...


  • Wildfires Spew Carbon Emissions Into the Atmosphere

    BOULDER, Colorado, November 1, 2007 (ENS) - Severe wildfires can contribute as much as vehicles to carbon emissions in some U.S. states, although the amount is highly variable, according to a study based on satellite data. New research published in the journal 'Carbon Balance and Management' quantifies these emissions and suggests fires will complicate emissions monitoring and modelling efforts. ...

  • Indirect carbon emissions and why they matter

    Viewpoint from Hugh Jones, Managing Director of Carbon Trust Advisory Services According to our recent research, a combination of regulation and consumer demand means that 93% of multinational companies are now taking steps to address carbon emissions ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Office-related carbon emissions surge

    The office is becoming a major driver of climate change. Despite ongoing efforts to improve energy efficiency in the workplace, the world's growing reliance on the Internet is leading to a rapid increase in greenhouse gas emissions. The energy required to power all the world's computers, data storage, and communications networks is expected to double by 2020, according to a new McKinsey & Company ...

  • New insights into carbon emissions in China

    Original story at MIT News New research takes a look at whether policies can curtail the growth of harmful greenhouse gases. Researchers from MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing are collaborating to bring new insights into how China — now the world’s largest emitter of carbon ...

  • Soil management: Longer crop rotations reduce carbon emissions

    Changing the way farmland is used could help increase the amount of organic carbon retained in soils. According to recent research, studies of different crop rotation patterns will help decision makers design policies which help reduce carbon emissions. Farming and forestry practices aimed at maximising the amount of carbon at land level are broadly referred to as 'LULUCF' - land use, land use ...

  • Morgan Stanley recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for leadership in carbon emissions mitigation

    Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that it has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets, for the action it is taking to reduce emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. CDP has included Morgan Stanley in its Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI). This index highlights companies within the ...

  • Carbon capture in soil could reduce CO2 emissions

    To help mitigate climate change, it is possible to capture carbon in soil to avoid its release into the atmosphere. Breakdown of organic matter by organisms in the soil bacteria, releases carbon and incorporates it into the soil as soil organic matter (SOM). A new review has explored different EU strategies for capturing carbon in soil. As part of the Kyoto1 protocol, the 15 member states that ...

  • Masdar signs carbon emission reduction project with

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-billion dollar renewable energy and clean technology initiative, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) today signed an agreement to monetize the emission reduction associated with carbon dioxide capture and recycling at GPIC’s fertilizer facility in Bahrain, under the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). The project, which will capture carbon ...


    By MASDAR

  • Carbon emissions reporting software `dramatically simple`

    A Perth-based software engineering company, Cintellate, has launched a new reporting software that it says is set to “dramatically simplify carbon emissions reporting against complex legislation landscape across global business community”.Cintellate was founded in 1994 in Perth, as a software company designed to help large global organisations create long-term shareholder value by managing ...


  • ARN green channel, carbon emissions solution

    New software collects data in real time, boosting efficiency of measurement and reporting of environmental footprint Andrew Hendry 19 November, 2008 16:02:00 BMS Solutions has unveiled a new carbon emissions reporting software product that it is touting as the first to integrate emissions reporting into businesses' activity management. Called CINTELLATE, the product measures Australian ...


  • Carbon disclosure project paves way for cities to report carbon emissions

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) today announced the launch of the new CDP Cities program, which will provide a system for cities worldwide to report on their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related strategies. CDP Cities, in partnership with the C40 and the Clinton Climate initiative (CCI)*, has asked the largest cities in the world committed to tackling climate change - the 40 member ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • LRQA carbon emissions expert speaking at Carbon Forum Americas

    Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) will take a leading role at the upcoming Carbon Forum Americas, February 26-27, 2008, in San Francisco, California.  Dr. Anne-Marie Warris, LRQA Technical Director of Climate Change, will speak on the Voluntary Carbon Market, exploring the roles of the new Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) and ISO 14064 in helping organizations and project developers ...

  • UN calls for tougher carbon emission targets for aviation

    The UN calls for the aviation industry to improve fuel efficiency by 2% a year to 2020, reports EnvidoThe UN aviation authority, the ICAO, has agreed to halve carbon emissions from aviation by 2050.The International Air Transport Association (IATA) proposal released last month included halving carbon emissions from aviation by 2050, ensuring carbon emissions peak from the same date and improving ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Data Centre CCP Reducing Cost & Carbon Emissions

    Data centres are high energy users, consuming significant amounts of electricity for their operations and in parallel require cooling for optimal performance. The high energy usage also means they potentially have high carbon emissions. These factors make data centres an interesting new frontier for combined heat and power technology. Or as there is a primary requirement for cooling rather than ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Consumption-based emissions reporting: Carbon Trust response

    Carbon Trust response to the Energy and Climate Change Committee's new report on Consumption Based Emissions Reporting. The Carbon Trust, who gave evidence to the Select Committee, responds to the Energy and Climate Change Committee's new report on Consumption Based Emissions Reporting. Simon Retallack, Strategy Manager at the Carbon Trust, said: 'This is an important ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Government departments to slash energy bills and carbon emissions

    Twenty ministerial departments, government agencies and non-departmental public bodies today signed up to work with the Carbon Trust, and each other, to help meet the new Government’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions across the central Government estate by 10% within 12 months. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and Department of Energy ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Exelon Recognized for Sustainability Performance and Carbon Emissions Reporting

    Recognizing Exelon’s leadership in corporate sustainability, the company has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the sixth consecutive year. In addition, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ranked Exelon one of the top 10 utilities on the S&P 500 for its carbon emissions reporting. “Exelon takes very seriously its ...


    By Carbon Disclosure Project

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